Rao, Bangalore S.

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Rao, Bangalore S. Gender: M
Rao, Bangalore Suryanarain
born on 12 February 1856 at 12:09:22 (= 12:09 PM )
Place Srikakulam, India, 18n18, 83e54
Timezone LMT m83e54 (is local mean time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Blackwell
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 22°48' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 12°29 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 03°07'


Indian pro astrologer, the earliest of the modern Indian astrologers to be known in the U.S. A graduate of Central college at Bangalore, he practiced law at Bellary for nine years. His interest in astrology began while he was in college. A prolific writer, he published his first book in 1882 and began publication of the Indian Astrology Magazine in 1895, acting as editor until his death. His grandson, B.V. Raman, continued his business.

Rao died March 1937.



Source Notes

Arthur Blackwell quotes him in his translation of the "Brihat Jataka." His time was "about 14 ghatis after sunrise." A ghati equates to 24 minutes. (Ramon gave 12:21 PM in NN; Astrological Pioneers of America has 12:05 PM)


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 81)
  • Vocation : Occult Fields : Astrologer (Pro)
  • Vocation : Writers : Astrology
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Publisher)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession